Mitsubishi Global Product Director – Gayu Eusegi drops unexpected news. “The current Lancer Evolution X is to be indicated as the last of the Evos. Mitsubishi is focusing on creating EVs and other friendly fuel consumption vehicles.” However, Mitsubishi President and CEO – Osamu Masuko has different statement, “Evo X is unlikely would be the last of the Evolutions.” He added that the Lancer Evolution X is currently still in production and by observing the market’s demand, Mitsubishi will take into consideration that the Evolution concept might in the same way as previous series, and they all excited to find a different direction to evolve the model of Mitsubishi Evolution.
Mitsubishi opens up a possibility that a few numbers of Mitsubishi Evo with high-octane variants will be stopped and they are working on the hybrid and plug-in hybrid version. Although Mitsubishi also has “green car” concept on its list, the company shares its opinion, “Automakers have obligations to help the world be a better place of living by developing ideas that environmentally friendly. Mitsubishi is ready to help reduce the CO2 emission.”
Mitsubishi Evolution X is actually a rally car which has four doors with street-legal specs built in Japan. Equipped with S-AWC all-wheel drive system or Super All Wheel Control, and a dual-clutch gearbox TC-SST (Twin Clutch Sports Shift Transmission).